Virginia Lake, Whanganui
(4.8/5 based on 260 reviews on the web)
Stroll along the verdant, forest-lined shores of tranquil Virginia Lake, or stop by the onsite winter gardens, home to many tropical and exotic plants. Admire the various sculptures, feed the ducks, swans, and geese on the water, and visit their brightly colored cousins in the aviary. If you're feeling peckish, stop by the cafe for coffee and cake. Don't forget to bring coins to turn on the fountain. Use our Whanganui vacation generator to visit Virginia Lake on your trip to Whanganui, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The Lake is relatively small and you can walk around in about 45 minutes. Nice trip if you're in Whanganui.
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  • Just off the main road travelling towards New Plymouth, Virginia Lake has that English feel about it. There is parkland with ducks and geese (who all want to be fed) and a few swans in the lake. Go fo...  more »
  • ....for sure it's nice to have a walk there and a break, but it's nothing very special.the winter garden was ok, we liked the art garden. (Part of the winter garden). If you have time it's nice for a ...  more »